India  /  Published 25.01.21

Farmers plan march to Parliament on Budget Day

Ahead of their proposed tractor parade on Republic Day, protesting farmer unions announced on Monday that they would march towards Parliament from different locations on February 1 when the annual Uni...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.01.21

PM: all-party meet on January 30

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair an all-party meeting on January 30 during which the government will put forth its legislative agenda for the Budget session of Parliament, Parliamentary...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.01.21

Parliament canteen subsidy goes

  Food served in Parliament canteens for MPs and others will become costlier as a subsidy given for it has been stopped, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Tuesday. While Birla did not specify ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.01.21

Central Vista: work begins on new Parliament

  The construction work of the new Parliament building started on Friday, over a month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the project under the government's amb...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.01.21

Project P: Modi's Central Vista

The nod from the Supreme Court has removed the hurdles on the path of the Central Vista project. The Narendra Modi government is eager to portray the initiative — it includes a plan to build a n...
By The Editorial Board in


India  /  Published 05.01.21

Budget session to begin on Jan. 29

The Budget session of the Parliament can be conducted between January 29 and to April 8, the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) has recommended on Tuesday. The committee recommended th...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 02.01.21

Narendra Modi never wastes a crisis

2020 has been a bad year for the health of Indians and for the health of Indian democracy too. The Modi-Shah regime, which is authoritarian by instinct and belief, has used the pandemic to further und...
By Ramachandra Guha in

India  /  Published 26.12.20

Vista: MPs' offices to replace two buildings

 The Shram Shakti Bhavan and Transport Bhavan in Lutyens' Delhi will be the first two buildings to be razed to pave the way for the construction of chambers of Members of Parliament there as ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.12.20

Poor timing: standing committees' concerns

Appraisal is critical to assess not only the efficacy of legislations and policies but also the functioning of the democratic edifice itself. India’s Parliament is thus armed with several provis...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 20.12.20

An old obsession: Futility of the ‘stone-ego’

“‘My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:/ Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!’/ Nothing beside remains. Round the decay/ Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare/ The lone and...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi in


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